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"Now under the wing of former perennial top-tennis and Wimbledon finalist Zina Garrison, Townsend is a gifted youngster. But the weight and fitness issues that generated so much controversy on the eve of the 2012 U.S. Open are not likely to go away any time soon. The issue is too complicated to go into here but certainly deserves to be re-visited at an appropriate time."


Yeah, like...when she's not 17 anymore.

4 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://www.tennis.com/pro-game/2014/03/red-white-and-black-and-blue/50829/

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Tough to argue with anything here, although I lean toward Nadal and Djoko being a lot closer to a toss-up. Can't wait to see if Nadal's success translates into more confidence against a style that clearly troubles him.

1 year, 1 month ago on tennis.com - Parisian Thoroughfares

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 @martind1 you wouldn't know, but I could record myself taking a dump and it would be better than whatever he's made.

1 year, 2 months ago on Macklemore does not want his music pumping up the Thunder | May | 2013

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Macklemore is an affront to tonality. 

1 year, 2 months ago on Macklemore does not want his music pumping up the Thunder | May | 2013

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DA BONECRUSHAHHHHH!!!! 

 

Good riddance.

1 year, 4 months ago on Dan Sileo fired from WQAM | February | 2013

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"It did feel like the career paths of Murray and Federer crossed at the Australian Open this year. But I can't say I thought that about Federer and Berdych, yet, anyway. He probably needs someone else to take out Rafa on clay and Novak and Murray on hard courts. Does that make him a threat?"

 

It just makes him like everyone else on tour, pretty much.

1 year, 4 months ago on tennis.com - Tennis Talk with Steve Tignor: Mar. 4, 1 pm EST

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Didn't Murray win 5 straight last year--Olympics, then Shanghai?

1 year, 5 months ago on tennis.com - He Didn't Stop

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Not winning at a Slam is a "Most Useless Statistic"? Ummmmm, OK, Pete!

1 year, 5 months ago on tennis.com - Aussie Open Semifinal Preview

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What the hell. This guy barely looks qualified to park my car.

1 year, 6 months ago on Dan Sileo tries to bone crush Erin Andrews

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He very, very, very, very clearly says "it."

1 year, 6 months ago on Video: Brent Musburger called Holly Rowe "smokin" tonight

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I believe her handlers shot down her initial concept, vacuum-sealed broccoli florets under the equally uninspired name "Broccolipova." So, you know, you do what you gotta do.

1 year, 6 months ago on tennis.com - Sugar Rush: Sharapova joins Twitter, gets blasted for her candy

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This is really inspired.

1 year, 8 months ago on Every significant sports meme in one photo

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It is mindblowing that we live in a world where someone can blatantly make a statement, have it recorded and reaired across myriad venues, then stand up and deny making the statement, when that denial is essentially a lie. There is no grey area here. If I get on television and yell "F&#% F&#% F&#% F&#% F&#%" and then say "I absolutely did not say F&#% F&#% F&#% F&#% F&#%," am I off the hook? What is this, the twilight zone?

1 year, 8 months ago on Stephen A. Smith controversy leaves many questions, few answers

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Easy to forget that David Ferrer, the near-permanent number five, is 5'9".

1 year, 9 months ago on tennis.com - Smaller Ball

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It's strange to hear the backhand volley described as an "asset," as Bud Collins does here, but that is the perfect way to describe Tony Roche's shot. The crosscourt volley he hits at the 1:01 mark is incredible--sharp angle but still with a touch of pace.

1 year, 9 months ago on tennis.com - Catching the Tape: The Artist Known as Muscles

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Does this site have a glossary? I'm a pretty die-hard football fan and there's almost always stuff on here I do not understand (i.e. "Foster aligned in the 'dot,'" "'Swap' boot").

1 year, 9 months ago on MNF: Foster, Watt help Texans get to 5-0 vs. Jets | National Football Post

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That being said, I don't think the headline writer means "legitimately." Since it's satire, there is no legitimacy to his concern...

1 year, 10 months ago on Stephen A. Smith is incredulous for real over Onion satire article

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"I neither have a son nor a 9-Year-old." I love it!

1 year, 10 months ago on Stephen A. Smith is incredulous for real over Onion satire article

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Check that. I am incorrect. I just assumed Capriati was in the semis only thrice and lost 7-6 in the third in each. Mea culpa

1 year, 10 months ago on tennis.com - Feeling American

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I don't think Venus played Jennifer Capriati in the semis here.

1 year, 10 months ago on tennis.com - Feeling American

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And GOOD GOD Richard Pagliaro's alliteration. It's borderline childish. 

2 years, 1 month ago on TENNIS.com - Features - Top 5 French Open Upsets, No. 2: Soderling d. Nadal

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Wouldn't be surprised if they even throw Serena up there as no. 1. To me, Soderling over Nadal is one of the biggest upsets in any Grand Slam, ever, so putting it at no. 2 here is kinda silly.

2 years, 1 month ago on TENNIS.com - Features - Top 5 French Open Upsets, No. 2: Soderling d. Nadal

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I've always believed that the French root less against Nadal than they do for Federer. Go back and watch Roger's match point against Soderling in '09--you'd think Gasquet himself just won the whole shebang.

2 years, 1 month ago on TENNIS.com - Features - Chasing History: Rafael Nadal and Bjorn Borg

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Even in irony, people need to STOP WATCHING THIS ABOMINATION OF A TELEVISION SHOW.

2 years, 1 month ago on First Take's Tebow free edition mentioned Tim Tebow over 125 times | May

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 @philfish120 Quan Cosby, wide receiver. 

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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How about keeping it in Istanbul? Great turnout and atmosphere there last year.

2 years, 2 months ago on TENNIS.com - News Headlines - WTA Championships seeks host city for 2014

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Our Ricky Williams

Was no Edgerrin James, but

He'd pass a drug test

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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For each Harrison

An equal and opposite:

Aromashodu.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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No Facebook Account

Can't "Like." But for what it's worth

I do love oatmeal 

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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ESPN will never address this. Mary Jo Fernandez, one of their tennis commentators, is married to the agent of Roger Federer (who is just one of many players he represents). Fernandez routinely interviews Federer and other players before and after matches, and sometimes commentates. ESPN has side-stepped this conflict of interest forever and will continue to do so. So if they won't address something that small, it's a pipe dream to imagine transparency regarding Magic.

2 years, 2 months ago on Magic Johnson's comments about Mike Brown reveal conflict of interest | May

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@Kyle Winslow Any relation to Carl?

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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 @naptown_ninja 

 

Ryan begs pardon

Asian poetry of Colts

Has inspired excess

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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A little poetic license with this one

 

Texans fans lament

Game Colts ran Levels pass play

For an entire half

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Have you seen this man?

Big dude, blocks in running game

Goes by "Colts Fullback"

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Down eight to Chargers

Stokley runs his first post route

The record-breaker.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Monday night play-fake

PIT eyes Edge, Marv streaks for six

Primetime perfection

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Mister Suggestion:

In-and-go! (Almost a pick.)

Corner! (Nicely done.)

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Let's get to know Quan:

Hideous Cosby sweaters?

Left Denver too soon.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Reggie gets older

Austin fears hits, Pierre gone

In Cosby we trust

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Throw a lot, weak D,

No run game: Colts set blueprint

For modern success

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Colts-Saints Super Bowl:

Drop back, throw short at Jennings

Lather, rinse, repeat

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Tarik Glenn retires

Run game leaves Indy with him

Long live the stretch play

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Good god i could do this all day.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Blair stops touchdown pass

To Reggie in the red zone;

Best D played all game.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Robert mirrors Dwight

Sacks and fumbles, left and right

Whom do you double?

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Senior citizens

At receiver and tight end

Peyton still wins ten.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Caldwell wins fourteen

Then loses just as many

The Peyton Effect

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Luck learns audibles,

Peyton brings Broncos to Luke:

Three hours of silence?

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Horse in the red zone

Ravens blitzers closing in

Goddammit Donald!

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Curtis P drops back,

Catches his own batted pass;

So nice, he threw twice.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Run ball and stop run?

Freeney, Mathis at LB?

It's the new-look Colts

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Triplets in dotage:

Edge, Marv gone. Peyton is cut.

Football life cycle.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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Inaugural pass:

Slant to Marvin for touchdown.

It's just that easy.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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A Bettis fumble

Supreme season salvaged? No:

Idiot kicker.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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"Buffalo, ice cream,

Tokyo, zebra, Sally:" 

Lucas Oil echoes.

2 years, 2 months ago on Colts Haiku: Win an Autographed Andrew Luck Football | May

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I am so sick of this whole "Gus Johnson is for the kids!" crap. Gus Johnson sucks, and Nantz and Simms call Super Bowls. I know which commentary crew will make the a random Madden game feel more momentous to me.

2 years, 2 months ago on Madden 13's new announcers are Jim Nantz and Phil Simms | April

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Of course, all this absurd media coverage (media eating media, Ouroboros style) just drives more people to watch this gutter trash programming. Why? Why are people attracted to these types of exchanges? Why should anyone care about some old guy yelling? The squeaky wheel truly does get the grease.

2 years, 3 months ago on Skip Bayless answers his critics as First Take spirals into a circus | April

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"Ya make a mistake against this guy and he burns your ass."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9baDRVY9zY

Great breakdown. I'm wonder if we'll ever see another passer like Peyton.

2 years, 5 months ago on Five Plays & Cap Casualties - Peyton Manning. | February

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Golf Channel and Versus are essentially basic cable channels. Not part of a package. So I'd assume this means that TC would have to be available as widely as those two, and my guess is they're included in nearly every Comcast package.

2 years, 7 months ago on TENNIS.com - News Headlines - FCC rules for Tennis Channel in Comcast dispute

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@Nate Dunlevy@jado825 Neither guy was very good on Sunday, but my lasting impression was that at the very least, Painter seemed to be targeting guys who were open. It seems that Collins has a knack for finding guys who are covered more often than not. Perhaps 3 years in the system has at least given Painter some vague sense of offensive vision?

2 years, 9 months ago on All the Colts Really Need is a Quarterback

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Why would Bullitt inspire "terror"? Aaron Francisco inspires terror. Bullitt is solid, if unspectacular, and fits the system well enough.

2 years, 12 months ago on Quick Hits

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